Mount Washington: Narratives and Perspectives
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For two centuries, Mount Washington has been the object of countless writers' wonder and fascination. In this volume, more than twenty previously written pieces inspired by New England's highest peak have been carefully selected, and collectively these cover nearly every aspect of the mountain's storied past. Tag along on early explorations of the White Mountains and its fabled Presidential Range. Follow the history of the nation's first mountain-climbing train and witness many of Mount Washington's tales of human tragedies. Editor and area historian Mike Dickerman explores the captivating history of one of the Granite State's most remarkable places.
The History Press
: 9781625859013
: The History Press
: 07/24/2017
: New Hampshire
: 59 Black And White
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Mike Dickerman is a longtime northern New Hampshire resident who regularly writes, publishes and distributes North Country and White Mountains books through his own publishing company, Bondcliff Books. For more than twenty-five years, his popular hiking column, “The Beaten Path,” appeared regularly in newspapers across the Granite State. He has authored or edited numerous books, including White Mountains Hiking History, Stories from the White Mountains and The Life of James Everell Henry, and was a co-editor of the award-winning anthology Beyond the Notches: Stories of Place in New Hampshire's North Country and the twenty-ninth edition of the AMC White Mountain Guide.
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